Media Watch

  • A window of opportunity
    Sep 20, 2017 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Translator
    Papers focused on Palestinian reconciliation and upcoming UN General Assembly meeting
  • North Korea political theatre plays out at UN
    05:32 pm Compiled by Sadiq Shaban, Deputy editor, Opinion
    Trump’s belligerent speech at the United Nations, followed by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s apocalyptic threats captured the attention of global media this week
  • Parsons Green attacks fail to terrify Londoners
    Sep 18, 2017 Compiled by Sadiq Shaban, Deputy Editor, Opinion
    The bucket bomb attack in Parsons Green tube station on the London Underground that left several people grievously injured received wide coverage in newspapers in the UK and elsewhere
  • Doha’s actions and statements show uneasiness
    Sep 13, 2017 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Translator
    Qatari crisis and the suffering of Palestinians were the focus of the media this week
  • Suu Kyi’s ‘shameful hypocrisy’ under fire
    Sep 11, 2017 Compiled by Chiranjib Sengupta, Hub Editor
    Suu Kyi’s ‘aura of moral sanctity lies in tatters’
  • Iran, Qatar fail to politicise Haj
    Sep 06, 2017 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Translator
    Haj and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s statements regarding Israeli colonies were the two topics that dominated headlines in the region’s newspapers
  • A world awash in floods
    Sep 04, 2017 Compiled by Shyam A. Krishna | Night Editor
    Who’s to blame for a world awash in floods?
  • Trump needs a specific roadmap in the region
    Aug 30, 2017 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Translator
    Jared Kushner’s regional visit and Qatar reinstating its ambassador to Iran were the two topics dicussed
  • Trump chases elusive win in Afghanistan
    Aug 28, 2017 Compiled by Chiranjib Sengupta, Hub Editor
    Afghans know all too painfully that one speech alone will not bring their country any closer to peace
  • Salman’s initiative a blow to Qatari regime
    Aug 23, 2017 Compiled by Mohammed Al Jashi, Translator
    The initiative by Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz towards Qatari pilgrims was the topic that captured the attention of newspapers in the region
  • Violence in Charlottesville shakes the world
    Aug 21, 2017 Compiled by Sadiq Shaban | Deputy Opinion Editor
    Charlottesville violence rocks the world
  • Arab Media Watch: August 17
    Aug 16, 2017 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Translator
    The Qatari crisis was the focus of the region’s newspapers this week
  • A nuclear folly in the Korean peninsula
    Aug 14, 2017 Compiled by Sadiq Shaban, Deputy Opinion Editor
    A nuclear folly that could bring disaster to Korean peninsula
  • Israeli policy a huge obstacle to peace
    Aug 09, 2017 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Translator
    Ongoing Gulf crisis and Palestine were the topics that dominated headlines this week
  • ‘Calm now expected at Al Haram Al Sharif’
    Aug 02, 2017 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Translator
    Developments in Al Aqsa Mosque and the Qatari crisis were the focus of the papers
  • World comes to terms with Sharif’s ouster
    Jul 31, 2017 Compiled by Chiranjib Sengupta, Hub Editor
    As Pakistan grappled with the fallout of Nawaz Sharif’s ouster as prime minister, global media debated the implications of the top court’s historic verdict